Challenges and prospects of Euro-Arab relations

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The social, political and economic dynamics on both shores of the Mediterranean are closely linked. The uprisings in some parts of the Arab world have had, and will continue to have far reaching consequences for the MENA region, and for its economic and political relations with Europe. In light of this, the panel is guided by the question: What are the challenges and prospects of the political, economic and social relations between Europe and the MENA-states?

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Challenges and prospects of Euro-Arab relations
Thursday, 26 May 2016 10:30 – 12:30

CHAIR & MODERATOR
Cilja Harders,
Professor for Political Science, Director of the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Politics, Free University, Berlin; Co-chair of the Dahrendorf Working Group ‘Europe and the MENA-region’

PANELISTS
Annette Jünemann,
Professor for Political Science and International Relations, Helmut-Schmidt University, Hamburg

Lina Khatib, Head of the Middle East/North Africa Programme, Chatham House, London

Michael Köhler, Director, Neighbourhood-South, European Commission, and Professor for Europe and the Mediterranean, College of Europe, Brussels

The opinions expressed in this blog contribution are entirely those of the author and do not represent the positions of the Dahrendorf Forum or any of its hosts Hertie School of Governance, London School of Economics and Political Science and Stiftung Mercator.

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